Cardiometabolic Disorders: Hypertension
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Counsel patients on how to make healthy behavior changes to reduce their risk for developing hypertension or prehypertension.
2. Assess barriers to care among female patients in your practice and identify or develop tools to help address hypertension.
3. Prepare treatment regimens using the latest guidelines of antihypertensive medications and tools with an emphasis on patient adherence.
4. Differentiate specific issues, disease processes, and treatments based on ethnicity, gender and genetics.
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Jeannette South-Paul, MD, FAAFP, Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh; UPMC Matilda Theiss Clinic, Pittsburgh
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